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Madison Area Music Association
Madison Area Music Association

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Organization Name:
Madison Area Music Association
Business Address Line 1:
PO Box 8754 Madison, WI 53708
Business City:
Madison
Business State:
WI
Business Zipcode:
53708
Email:
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Phone:
(920) 650-6503
Website:
http://themamas.org
Category:
Non Profit Organizations
Keywords:
MAMA Awards Grants Music Children Instruments
Products and Services:
1. Provide financial support and resources to youth music programs
2. Raise public awareness of the need to preserve and support the existence of music education
3. Recognize the achievements of outstanding music students and music educators, and greater Madison area musicians
4. Provide promotional support for the greater Madison music community as a whole
Philosophy:
It is important for a community to strongly support its members. As this support grows and builds, it helps community members thrive. As a result the entire community benefits and is strengthened.
History:
Founded in 2003
Rick Tvedt and Roy Elkins founded the Madison Area Music Awards (MAMA) in 2003.

First Awards Show in 2004
The first awards show was held on March 28, 2004 at the historic Orpheum Theater, in a highly-heralded Grammy-style gala.

Non-Profit Status (503c) in 2005
MAMA gained non-profit status and began to recruit more volunteers to expand the MAMAs into an active non-profit organization with the mission of supporting the local scene and putting instruments in kids┬┐ hands.

New Name Same Mission- Madison Area Music Association
In 2009, the name of the organization changed from the Madison Area MusicAwardsto the Madison Area MusicAssociationto reflect this broader mission.

**To date, the MAMAs have donated more than $100,000 of funds and another $50,000 in instruments and gear to area music programs.

DBL Gift Card:
No
Contact Name:
Madison Area Music Association
Contact First Name:
Curt
Contact Last Name:
Davies
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